Types of rubbish and recycling bin

Types of household and communal bins or sacks available in Haringey and what to put in them.

General rubbish bins

In your general rubbish bin you can put:

  • clingfilm
  • cellophane
  • crisp packets
  • sanitary products
  • polystyrene
  • broken glass — carefully wrapped
  • dog poo and cat litter
  • nappies — non-reusable

If yours is lost, broken or you need a new one, you can order a new bin.

Household general rubbish bin

Black wheelie bins are for household use.

A black wheelie bin with a black lid.

Communal general rubbish bin

Large silver wheelie bins are for shared use with other households.

Man putting a black waste sack in a large silver wheelie bin with a black lid.

Recycling and waste guides

You can download our guide to recycling and waste .

If you live on an estate or in a block of flats, you can download our guide for communal bins .